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How much do you think the weather affects people’s mood?

Introduction

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Conversation Summary

Most people look forward to the summer and spending time under the sun. The summer is commonly associated with happiness whereas the winter is associated with depression. Although there are many benefits of sunshine including vitamin D many people believe that just the sun alone can make them feel happier. Others also believe that cold rain and wet weather give them a very depressing outlook on life.

Vocabulary

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As a result of (something) (Phrase) = because of.
Example: “As a result of the bad weather the football match has been cancelled”.

Beneficial (Adjective) = Used to describe something that is good or helpful.
Example: “It's very beneficial to exercise every day”.

Blame (Verb) = to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad that has happened.
Example: “I know every blamed me for losing the game”.

Take (somebody/something) for granted (Phrase) = to not show that you are grateful for someone or something, and not remember that you are lucky to have it/them.
Example: “We shouldn't take this time we have together for granted”.

The Question

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How much do you think the weather affects people’s mood?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to How much do you think the weather affects people’s mood?
  • Do you feel happier in the summer or the winter?
  • Why do you think so many people feel happier in the summer?
  • What do you think people can do to feel happier in the winter?

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